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U2: Pop

Barney Hoskyns, Rolling Stone, 20 March 1997

IT IS HARD to believe we’re a whole decade away from The Joshua Tree – U2’s very own Born In The USA, its Purple Rain, its defining moment of megastardom. Seems like only yesterday that the band was gazing out from the widescreen desertscape sleeve of that 15m-selling blockbuster album: four Dublin boys against the world, about to conquer it.

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